self-inductance

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self-in·​duc·​tance | \ ˌself-in-ˈdək-tən(t)s How to pronounce self-inductance (audio) \

Definition of self-inductance

: inductance in which an electromotive force is produced by self-induction

First Known Use of self-inductance

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-inductance was in 1888

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“Self-inductance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-inductance. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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self-inductance

noun
self-in·​duc·​tance | \ -in-ˈdək-tən(t)s How to pronounce self-inductance (audio) \

Medical Definition of self-inductance

: inductance that induces an electromotive force in the same circuit as the one in which the current varies

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